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What is featured?

Friday, 18 Oct 2019

Paint Your Own Pottery: Galaxy Night

Oct 18, 2019

4:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

ISU $4 studio fee + cost of bisque, Public $5 studio fee + cost of bisque

The Workspace Arts, performances Student activities

Start with a coat of black glaze and see how to add vibrant swirls and bursts of light, replicating a galaxy far, far away. We will show you the basics of painting your piece and fire it within a week. Studio fee is $4 for ISU and $5 for public to attend plus the cost of the bisque you select.

Planetarium Show: The Solar System

Oct 18, 2019

6:30 PM

ISU Planetarium, Physics Hall

free

Astronomy Lectures

Are you curious about space? Do you wonder about what you can see in the night sky? If so, bring your questions and come to the ISU Planetarium and join us for an evening under the stars!

Cyclone Cinema: Fast & Furious Presents: Hobbs & Shaw

Oct 18, 2019

7:00 PM

Carver 101

free

Memorial Union programs Student activities

Lawman Luke Hobbs and lawless operative Deckard Shaw must put aside their past differences and work together to prevent the cybernetically enhanced soldier, Lorr, from destroying humanity.

Cyclone Stampede Rodeo

Oct 18, 2019

7:00 PM

Hansen Agriculture Student Learning Center

$5-$15

Student Organizations Special events

Hosted by ISU's Rodeo Club, this event features college athletes from the Great Plains region of the National Intercollegiate Rodeo Association.

Concert: Vince Gill

Oct 18, 2019

7:30 PM

Stephens Auditorium

$65-$95

Iowa State Center Arts, performances

One of the most popular and most recorded singers of the past quarter century, Vince Gill's vocal performances are spellbinding, his songwriting emotionally powerful and his guitar-playing world-class.

Iowa State Singers

Oct 18, 2019

7:30 PM - 9:00 PM

Martha-Ellen Tye Recital Hall, Music Hall

$5 Tickets sold at the door.

Music Department Arts, performances

James Rodde is the group's conductor.

Matt Andersen w/ Monica Rizzio

Oct 18, 2019

8:00 PM

M-Shop, Memorial Union

$10 / $15 (w/ $2 DOS increase)

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Student activities

Genre: blues/rock/Americana Matt Anderson's music is soul-filled and he has headlined major festivals, clubs and theaters throughout North America, Europe and Australia. Monica Rizzio, Americana/folk singer-songwriter, will open the show.

Saturday, 19 Oct 2019

BRA (Bras to Recycle and Aid Women) Collection

Oct 19, 2019

All day

Multiple Collection Boxes Throughout Campus

free

Live Green Live Green

In partnership with I Support the Girls, the Office of Sustainability is collecting gently-used and unwanted bras toward supporting Central Iowa women in need.

Conference: Society for Arts Entrepreneurship Education

Oct 19, 2019

8:00 AM - 1:30 PM

Gerdin Business Building and Parks Library

$29-$190

Pappajohn Center for Entrepreneurship Conferences

An annual conference to present scholarly papers, present and discuss the arts and entrepreneurship, address other issues pertinent to the Society such as pedagogy, outreach and conducting the business of the society.

Glass Beads Intensive Workshop

Oct 19, 2019

10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

ISU $50, Public $60

The Workspace Arts, performances Student activities

Rhonda Scott Learn to create colorful beads by heating and shaping glass with a torch - yes, we get to work with fire! This fast-paced workshop will be packed with information about safety, equipment, and techniques for creating a variety of beads. Leave class with a stash of beads and the know-how to continue on your own. For very beginners or a great refresher for those who would like to brush up on their skills.

Story Time with the Lorax

Oct 19, 2019

10:30 AM - 11:15 AM

Iowa State Book Store

Free

ISU Book Store Special events

Story Time at the Bookstore is back! The Lorax will be here Oct. 19th at 10:30 to read some of his favorite books and meet you all! AND the first 100 kids will receive an Iowa State reusable tote! Come meet the Lorax, have your picture taken and learn about sustainability with us. This is a free event and you'll receive an hour off parking in the Memorial Union ramp with a purchase inside the store.

Cyclone Stampede Rodeo

Oct 19, 2019

1:00 PM

Hansen Agriculture Student Learning Center

$5-$15

Student Organizations Special events

Hosted by ISU's Rodeo Club, this event features college athletes from the Great Plains region of the National Intercollegiate Rodeo Association. There are two shows on Saturday.

Spirits in the Gardens

Oct 19, 2019

4:00 PM - 10:00 PM

Reiman Gardens

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Reiman Gardens

October 19, 4:00 - 10:00 p.m. and October 20, 4:00 - 9:00 p.m. SEE 1,000 INCREDIBLY DETAILED, CARVED LIT PUMPKINS AT THE JACK-O-LANTERN WALK! Wear your favorite costume and come trick-or-treat at Reiman Gardens. Additional activities include: Meet-A-Scientist, a professional magician, dancing to Thriller and more. Stay into the evening to view 1,000 hand-carved Jack-O-Lanterns lit against the night sky.

Cyclone Cinema: Fast & Furious Presents: Hobbs & Shaw

Oct 19, 2019

7:00 PM

Carver 101

free

Memorial Union programs Student activities

Lawman Luke Hobbs and lawless operative Deckard Shaw must put aside their past differences and work together to prevent the cybernetically enhanced soldier, Lorr, from destroying humanity.

Beautiful: The Carole King Musical

Oct 19, 2019

8:00 PM - 10:30 PM

Stephens Auditorium

$40-$90

Iowa State Center Arts, performances

Beautiful-The Carole King Musical tells the story of the early life and career of the legendary and groundbreaking singer/songwrite and features a stunning array of beloved songs written by Gerry Goffin/Carole King and Barry Mann/Cynthia Weil. A pre-show dinner will also be available for this performance.

Sunday, 20 Oct 2019

BRA (Bras to Recycle and Aid Women) Collection

Oct 20, 2019

All day

Multiple Collection Boxes Throughout Campus

free

Live Green Live Green

In partnership with I Support the Girls, the Office of Sustainability is collecting gently-used and unwanted bras toward supporting Central Iowa women in need.

Soccer vs. Oklahoma State

Oct 20, 2019

12:00 PM

Cyclone Sports Complex

free

Athletics Athletics

Soccer: Iowa State vs. Oklahoma State

Family Sunday: A Walk Back in Time

Oct 20, 2019

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Brunnier Art Museum, Scheman Building

University Museums Arts, performances

Take a family-centered tour through the exhibition "Artists in Iowa: The First Century" and learn about the artists who worked in the state from the 1840s to 1940s. A craft activity based on the art in the exhibition is planned.

Homecoming Parade

Oct 20, 2019

2:00 PM

Downtown Ames

free

Alumni Association Special events Student activities

Come join the homecoming celebration on Main Street in downtown Ames. Included in the parade will be the Cardinal Court, Iowa State representatives and dignitaries, student organizations, and many local businesses and organizations from the Ames area. This year's parade grand marshal is university carillonneur Tin-Shi Tam, who is celebrating her 25th anniversary at Iowa State.

ISU Wind Ensemble, Symphonic Band and Concert Band

Oct 20, 2019

3:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Stephens Auditorium

$5/$10

Music Department Arts, performances

The three concert bands at Iowa State perform some of your favorite music.

Argentine Tango Lessons

Oct 20, 2019

4:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Room 3512 at the Iowa State Memorial Union

ISU - five lessons for $35/Public - five lessons for $45

The Workspace Arts, performances Student activities

Valerie Williams This Milonga (dance party) is a multi-level class with lots of time to enjoy the music and dance. From 4-5pm, moves for beginners are introduced with different partners for practice. From 5-7pm, the floor is yours for dancing under the guidance of Valerie, and for working with different partners. An intermediate level figure will also be introduced during this time.

Spirits in the Gardens

Oct 20, 2019

4:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Reiman Gardens

cost in description

Reiman Gardens

October 19, 4:00 - 10:00 p.m. and October 20, 4:00 - 9:00 p.m. SEE 1,000 INCREDIBLY DETAILED, CARVED LIT PUMPKINS AT THE JACK-O-LANTERN WALK! Wear your favorite costume and come trick-or-treat at Reiman Gardens. Additional activities include: Meet-A-Scientist, a professional magician, dancing to Thriller and more. Stay into the evening to view 1,000 hand-carved Jack-O-Lanterns lit against the night sky.

Cyclone Cinema: Fast & Furious Presents: Hobbs & Shaw

Oct 20, 2019

7:00 PM

Carver 101

free

Memorial Union programs Student activities

Lawman Luke Hobbs and lawless operative Deckard Shaw must put aside their past differences and work together to prevent the cybernetically enhanced soldier, Lorr, from destroying humanity.

Monday, 21 Oct 2019

BRA (Bras to Recycle and Aid Women) Collection

Oct 21, 2019

All day

Multiple Collection Boxes Throughout Campus

free

Live Green Live Green

In partnership with I Support the Girls, the Office of Sustainability is collecting gently-used and unwanted bras toward supporting Central Iowa women in need.

Kickoff: National Transfer Student Week

Oct 21, 2019

11:30 AM - 1:30 PM

Campanile Room, Memorial Union

free

Registrar Meetings, receptions Student activities

An opportunity for ISU transfer students to engage and network with one another.

Monday Monologues series

Oct 21, 2019

12:15 PM - 12:45 PM

Grant Wood Foyer, Parks Library

free

University Library Arts, performances Lectures

Pauline Viardot's "Cendrillon," a witty retelling of the Cinderella story. Excerpts directed by Chad Sonka and Jodi Goble, ISU Opera Studio.

Workshop: Open Access Publishing

Oct 21, 2019

1:10 PM - 2:00 PM

Parks Library

free

University Library Training, development

"Open Access Publishing: Where do I Start?" Learn the process of identifying and evaluating a publisher, locating funding, and exploring other options for making your research open. Whether you want to publish an article or share your research data, we'll get you started.

Leatherwork Earrings Workshop

Oct 21, 2019

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

ISU $35 Public $45

The Workspace Arts, performances Student activities

Andrew Kingsbury Make 2-3 pairs of leather earrings with Andrew Kingsbury from Decadence Jewelry. Basic techniques will include leather tooling and painting with dye. A variety of stamps will be available for adding dimension to your jewelry.

Lecture: The Evolving Identity of the Latino

Oct 21, 2019

6:00 PM

Hach Hall Atrium

free

ISU Lecture Series Diversity Lectures

Alfredo Mirande is a Distinguished Professor of Sociology and Ethnic Studies at the University of California, Riverside, and a scholar of Chicano sociology, masculinity, the relationship among law, race, class and gender. His talk is being hosted by Lazos, a group of Hispanic/Latino men in leadership positions at Iowa State who are actively engaging Latinx students and mentoring them in their college experience and beyond.

Silver Flora Pendant Class

Oct 21, 2019

6:00 PM - 7:30 PM

Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

ISU $45, Public $55

The Workspace Arts, performances Student activities

Rhonda Scott Students will "paint" fine silver paste on real natural elements such as leaves and seed pods in the first class. Pieces will be fired in a kiln before the last class, which will burn away nature and leave a beautiful representation in silver. Students will then sand, polish and finish their one-of-a-kind pendants.